Parent Resource Advocate

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA
Job Type: FullTime

Requisition Details

EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_10257
Department MMI UCEDD 50000702
Business Unit Munroe-Meyer Institute
Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular
Work Schedule Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Hours may vary
Position Summary

The Parent Resource Advocate must have knowledge of lifespan disability services and supports across the lifespan and region. The ideal candidate must have skills and background that would allow for effective participation in multiple discipline and multidisciplinary medical clinics. They must have personal experience in navigating service delivery systems which include medical services, school services, school transition services (up to age 21), and health and welfare services. Preference will be given to a parent or family member of children or youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and/or disabilities who can offer peer-to-peer mentoring to support families who are receiving services at MMI.

This position is located in the Scottsbluff/Gering, NE area.

Position Details

Additional Information

Posting Category Operations
Working Title Parent Resource Advocate
Job Title Education & Outreach Associate (Clk)
Salary Grade EO16H
Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY
Salary Range $16.394 - $24.615/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 03/19/2021

Required Education: Associate's degree or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)

(Will consider four years related education/experience)

Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:

Work and/or life experience with children that have a developmental or related disability.

(Will consider four years related education/experience)

Required License Yes
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?

Valid Driver’s License

Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work with Medical Professionals and Families.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
Ability to work with the disability advocacy community.

Preferred Education: Associate's degree
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Preferred Experience:

Advocacy, self-advocacy or program management related to programs for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Experience working with information referral for children with special health care.

Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications: Microsoft PowerPoint
Preferred Other Computer Applications:
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge and experience in information referral.

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